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Determining the Cause of Dog Bites and How to Prevent Them

When someone is bitten or attacked by a dog, this can result in serious injuries such as lacerations, deep cuts, internal bleeding, etc. Liability must be on the dog owner, however, causation is an important factor in dog bite cases and are often preventable. Taking precautionary steps and understanding what classifies as provocation can help avoid dog bite scenarios. Dog…
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Dangerous Dog Guidelines and Laws in PA

Pennsylvania’s Department of Agriculture enacted provisions regarding dangerous dogs in May of 1991, and these codes cover a multitude of topics concerning dogs including their housing, licensing, breeding and defining what the state considers a ‘dangerous’ dog. These codes delineate the responsibilities of a dog owner, and they include provisions to help governmental agencies enforce these laws. Pennsylvania’s Dangerous Dog…
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Dog Bite Prevention Tips

It is always hard to keep yourself from approaching a dog, especially when it belongs to someone you know. But even dogs you know or are someone’s pet can act out with a bite for a variety of reasons. According to the SPCA, dogs often bite when they are sick, afraid or injured in addition to protecting things like their…
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